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12 February 2023 - 14 February 2023

Woo at the Zoo

On Sunday 12 and Tuesday 14 February, you can make chocolate treats at our animal themed chocolate workshop and learn about Belfas...

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11 January 2023

Treat whoever you’re wild about with Woo at the Zoo!

Fancy a tasty Valentine’s Day? Love is in the air at Belfast Zoo this February with our special offer.

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Conservation and history


History of the zoo

Learn about our history, when we opened, and recent developments.

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The role of a modern zoo

Zoos were first created as private collections, or menageries but their aims and objectives have changed greatly.

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Breeding programmes

Good zoos are more than simply a place to see animals. We play a vital role in the conservation of species at risk.

Our breeding programmes
Supported conservation projects

More species are facing extinction than ever before. We have a responsibility to ensure their survival.

Our supported projects

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